You should reconsider if you are still not using a fitness wearable to track your workout routines. This is because Michael Snyder, a well-known genetics professor at Stanford School of Medicine in California, has predicted that smartwatches and other wearable technology will dominate in 2022, and other experts agree. If you want to know how to plan for your fitness future, this article provides a comprehensive list of the 5 fitness techs to look out for this year.
1. Garmin Venu 2 Plus Smartwatch:
This watch includes impressive features such as workout tracking, heart rate monitoring, music streaming, animated on-screen workouts, and a detailed activity profile showing you which muscle groups you are improving.
It also has a blood oxygen sensor, which measures how well your body absorbs oxygen, which is critical during the coronavirus pandemic. The Garmin Venu 2 Plus Smartwatch cost around $449.99 when this article was published.
2. Lumaflex Body Pro Red Light Muscle Recovery Panel:
This one is an FDA-approved class 2 medical device, meaning it is entirely safe for pain relief and muscle recovery. It is a waterproof plastic panel that will relieve pain in your wrist, arm, or leg. When activated, the red light penetrates your tissues to alleviate pain, whereas the infrared light penetrates four inches to assist muscle recovery.
Lumaflex Body Pro Red Light Muscle Recovery Panel was around $329 when this article was published.
3. NOWATCH Awareable Wearable:
This device monitors stress, sleep, and activity while connected to an app on your phone, allowing you to view vital data whenever possible. It measures blood flow and provides information about heart health using an infrared light sensor.
It also includes a skin conductance sensor that detects when your skin is stressed. At the time of writing, the price of the NOWATCH Awareable Wearable was around $227.90.
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4. Ible Tech Airvida E1 Wearable Air Purifier:
If you are unfamiliar, Ible is a technology company that produces a variety of wearable air purifying devices that use negative ions to remove allergens, bacteria, secondhand smoke, and some viruses from the surrounding air.
This air purifier has built-in headphones, so you can listen to music for 8 hours while purifying the air with noise-cancelling headphones. The Ible Tech Airvida E1 Wearable Air Purifier cost around $200 when this article was published.
5. CLMBR Connected Climbing Machine:
This device includes a large-format touch monitor that offers on-demand classes (access to classes requires a paid membership) and displays vital metrics such as vertical feet climbed, and workout targets met.
In fact, despite all of its data monitoring capabilities, the open structural design of this machine will not hinder your climbing in any way. Climbing workouts, as you already know, put less strain on joints than higher-impact exercises. At the time of writing, the CLMBR Connected Climbing Machine costs around $39.99 per month.
Having read through this list of the 5 Fitness Techs To Watch Out For, you will agree with me that they will help you step up your fitness technology game in ways you will appreciate.
If you have any personal favourites we haven’t mentioned above, kindly let us know in the comment section below. We would love to hear from you.